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Res Ipsa Cup pits Mitchell Fighting Eelpouts against Hamline Pipers in historic charity hockey game

Two law school hockey teams will face off for the last time, as Mitchell’s Fighting Eelpouts compete against the Hamline University School of Law Pipers in the Res Ipsa Cup. The two law schools are on track to become one, pending ABA approval for the creation of Mitchell|Hamline School of Law. Continue reading


Judicial clerkships offer Mitchell students valuable experience in the courts

Judicial clerkships are counted among the most prestigious opportunities available to law school students upon graduation, but they’re also extraordinarily competitive. With the help of faculty and staff, William Mitchell students secure new judicial clerkships each year, pursuing opportunities in state and federal courts.

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Mitchell team takes top honors again at the national NALSA moot court competition

William Mitchell students once again brought home the Top Team Advocates and Top Brief honors from the National Native American Law Students Association moot court competition. Joshua Peterson and Scott Jurchisin won first place in both categories at the competition held this past weekend at the University of Arizona in Tucson.   Continue reading


William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law to combine

On Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law signed an agreement to combine. The union will bring together two schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 154 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem solving approach to legal education. Continue reading